[Talk-GB] Use of place=town

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 18:00:05 BST 2012

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On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Richard Mann <
richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is it me, or have people been a bit over-enthusiastic with the use of
> place=town in parts of north London? I'd have thought "town" should be more
> restricted to definite centres, with place=suburb quite sufficient for the
> rest?
> Market towns used to have a rule that they only got a charter if they were
> 6 miles from the nearest existing town, and that sort of spacing (or close
> to it) would have a fair degree of logic. A selective cull may be in order.
> Richard
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